GLSA-201612-48 : Firejail: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201612-48
(Firejail: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Firejail. Please review
upstream’s release notes below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly bypass sandbox protection, cause a
Denial of Service condition, or change a system’s DNS server.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://firejail.wordpress.com/download-2/release-notes/
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201612-48

Solution :

All Firejail users should switch to the newly added LTS version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-apps/firejail-lts-0.9.38.6'
Users who want to stay on the current branch should upgrade to the
latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-apps/firejail-0.9.44.2'

Risk factor :

Medium

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 96128 ()

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